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The bucolic rolling hills and vineyards of Sonoma County can be a playground for families with kids. How to enjoy Sonoma County with kids and wine. | family travel

How to Enjoy Sonoma County with Kids and Wine

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It’s easy to see why California is a blessed state in the union. Sunshine, coastline, mountains, valleys – it’s gorgeous. And then there’s the food and wine. If California is the state that just keeps on giving to travellers and locals, then the rolling hills, vineyards, and valleys of Sonoma County are the sweet cherries on a fantastic Cali sundae. There’s so much more to wine country and Sonoma County than wine, as fabulous as it is. Sonoma County is a beautiful, bucolic, almost off-the-beaten path…

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Anaheim has much more to offer the family traveller than the House of Mouse. Check out these seven fun activities in Anaheim, California.

Seven Things You Can Do for Fun in Anaheim

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When I say ‘Anaheim,’ what comes to mind? Probably Disney, right? Well, the oldest city in Orange County (founded in 1857), has much more to offer the family traveller than the House of Mouse. From unique activities and artisanal food, to some of the best craft beer in the world, here are seven fun activities in Anaheim they may surprise you. Seven Things You Can Do for Fun in Anaheim 1. Stroll Along Center Street Promenade The outdoor cafes, trendy boutiques and Good…

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The affordable ocean playground of Myrtle Beach is packed full of fun, family-friendly activities. Here are the best things to do in Myrtle Beach with kids.

Best Things to Do with Kids in Myrtle Beach

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This travelling girl from north of the 49th parallel has a crush on the American South. The pull of a warm climate, genteel manners, copious glasses of sweet tea and loads of deep-fried goodness tempt me in ways that I can’t logically explain. How fortunate then, that my travels brought me to the affordable, tourist epicenter of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where I encountered all of the above. Here are the best things to do with kids in Myrtle Beach for families. Best Things…

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Looking for a great summer vacation destination that will knock your socks off? Twenty tips for great summer activities and things to do in Boise, Idaho.

How to Enjoy Summer Fun + Things To Do in Boise, Idaho

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The wonderful thing about travel is how certain destinations can surprise and delight you. It could be a single attraction, the food, a sunset, the people, one individual, or like Boise, Idaho, it could be the sum of its parts. Add some dashes of ubiquitous friendliness and courtesy, and you’ve got the makings of a true, hidden gem. Yes, Boise, Idaho, is that place. We’ve been to Bend, Portland, and other, louder hoods of hipsterdom. But small, quiet Boise blew us away. There…

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Gulf Coast luxury and family-friendly amenities abound at the Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater Beach, Florida | thetravellingmom.ca

Gulf Coast Luxury at the Sandpearl Resort

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Why doesn’t every hotel check-in include a complimentary glass of champagne? This question pops into my mind as I enjoy a sip of nose-tickling bubbly upon arrival at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida. It is really the most civilized of welcomes. What harried parent wouldn’t appreciate such a gift when she’s finally arrived at her luxury holiday destination after plane rides, baggage sorting, and a 45-minute cab ride? This first sparkling taste of the good life at Sandpearl Resort only whets…

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